Open position to be filled by board appointment
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, COLO., December 10, 2019 — Holy Cross Energy (HCE) today announced that Director Larissa Read of Edwards will resign from the HCE Board of Directors in the spring of 2020.
HCE President and CEO Bryan Hannegan thanked Director Read for her service, stating that “in a short period of time, Larissa brought new and valuable perspective and skills to our Board, and her presence will be missed. We wish her and her family well in their next adventures.”
Per HCE bylaws, the vacancy on the Board will be filled by a vote from the majority of the Directors for the remainder of Ms. Read’s term which extends through May 2022. The appointed candidate will serve as a Director until the expiration of the original term, and will be eligible to run for re-election.
The HCE Board consists of seven directors, who are elected to represent three geographic districts: the Western District with one director, the Northern District with four directors and the Southern District with two directors. Ms. Read is a representative of the Northern District.
Members residing in HCE’s Northern District, comprised of the communities in and around Vail, Avon, Edwards, Wolcott, Eagle, Gypsum and Dotsero, who are interested in filling the vacancy are invited to apply for the position, beginning December 16, 2019, by uploading a cover letter and resume at http://www.holycross.com/boardvacancy. The application deadline is January 10, 2020. The appointed director is anticipated to begin service in March 2020.
Prior to applying, applicants are encouraged to review both the requirements of Directors in the HCE bylaws and the expectations and time commitment of HCE Directors, found at
Founded in 1939, Holy Cross Energy is a not-for-profit rural electric cooperative that provides safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable energy and services that improve the quality of life for more than 43,000 members and their communities in Western Colorado. We are committed to leading the responsible transition to a clean energy future. For more information on HCE, please visit https://www.holycross.com.